Karuizawa 1981/2011 Cask 2634

by Oliver Klimek on May 20, 2012


My Tasting Notes:

Colour: Mahogany
Nose: Prunes in bacon, dark chocolate fudge, orange marmalade, tobacco, cinnamon, hints of balsamic vinegar to name but a few.
Palate: Gentle smoke, prunes, black currants, dark chocolate, strong tea, cinnamon, hints of nutmeg.
Finish: Very long, fruity and slightly dry and smoky
Overall: After a very gentle start on the palate, this dram almost bursts into a taste explosion. There is a lot to explore in this malt, also the nose grows larger than Pinocchio’s after a while

Rating: 94/100 – Price Tag $$$$$ – Value for your Money $$$$$

Tasted blind for the Malt Manics Awards 2011, re-tasted for notes.

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